Natasa is a Clinical Research Coordinator and Substance Use Navigator with the Center for Addiction Medicine and Policy. She works on the CareConnect Warmline connecting patients to Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) and coordinates clinical studies in the Emergency Department. Natasa strives for ethical research and advocacy, with the understanding that people who use drugs are experts in their own care. As a former physical chemist, she brings experience with data, and a passion for social justice and for drug users’ rights. She is planning to pursue a career in medicine, with a particular interest in patients with chronic pain and opioid use disorder. In her free time, Natasa enjoys spending time with her cats, hiking, and going to local farmers markets.